Major super conference kicks off tomorrow Brisbane
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
Media alert: AIST’s annual super fund conference (March 14-16) kicks off tomorrow with focus on changing workforce trends
Workforce trends, gaps in the super system and rising income inequality will be a key focus of the 2018 Conference of Major Super Funds, which kicks off tomorrow.
The three-day event held March 14-16 at the Brisbane Conference Centre brings together chairs, directors, CEOs and key fund staff of Australia’s $1.2 trillion profit-to-member superannuation industry.
Other themes include new research on attitudes to negative gearing and property investment; the global investment outlook; the disparity between men and women’s super at retirement; and the impact of AI and digital technology on super.
Key speakers include:
JP Morgan’s APAC head of robotics (Singapore) will talk about what the future holds for superannuation as robots become more intelligent and other AI processes take over from humans.
Adam Ferrier - The founder of THINKERBELL will be leading a forum on member engagement, drawing on his experience working with global brands such as Levis and Pepsi.
Nicholas Davis – an Australian who is head of society and innovation at theWorld Economic Forum, and will be part of a panel discussing the impacts of the changing workforce on superannuation, retirement and the wider community.
Willis Sparks is an internationally-acclaimed expert on geo-political issues and will discuss the impact for super funds of Trump and North Korea and everything in between.
Bettina Reinboth - As senior manager of social issues for UK firm PRI, Ms Reinboth will be at CMSF to provide her expertise on how funds can apply a stronger lens to social issues to enhance investment decision making.
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JANET DE SILVA
AIST SENIOR MEDIA MANAGER: 0448 000 499